Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

As Trump Pushes to Privatize the Troubled US Postal Service, Others Push Back

Getty Images

U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver recalls the days when, every morning at 10, his grandmother would walk to the post office in Waxahachie, Texas, to catch up with friends, family and other community members.

Edward Mckinley | The Kansas City Star
July 10, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

Billions of Dollars at Stake for Transportation in California Gas Tax Repeal Effort

Getty Images

The sharpest statewide political battle this November will be fought over California’s still-new gas tax, with billions of dollars for road and transit upgrades at stake in a repeal measure that has now earned a place on the ballot.

Kevin Fixler | The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
July 10, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of San Diego Lands Large Liner Contract

Dale Frost/Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego has landed its biggest maritime contract in years with a European company that will transport steel and other goods through the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.

July 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

UPS Signs Lease for Million-Square-Foot Pennsylvania Warehouse

Mike Blake/Reuters

What can brown do for you? Apparently, it can fill a 1 million-square-foot warehouse along Route 33 in Palmer Township, Pa.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
July 10, 2018
Government, Fuel, TCA

Trump-Ordered Talks on Future of Fuel Economy in California Stuck in Neutral

Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

Talks between the U.S. and California on auto emissions standards have made little progress since President Donald Trump told his agencies to pursue a deal, according to a top state official, who’s holding out hope that the Environmental Protection Agency will get more involved.

Ryan Beene, John Lippert and Eric Roston | Bloomberg News
July 9, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Port Authorities of Georgia, South Carolina Partner to Tackle Chassis Shortage

Trac Intermodal

The Georgia and South Carolina port authorities are teaming up to ensure that cargo continues to move in the region.

DeAnn Komanecky | Savannah Morning News, Ga.
July 9, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Amazon Poised to Propel Cargo Business at Illinois’ Rockford Airport

Mark Makela/Reuters

ROCKFORD, Ill. — Cargo business is poised to maintain its upward trajectory at Rockford’s airport, which has positioned itself as a spoke in the airfreight network that Amazon is building so it can deliver its products without relying solely on traditional shippers such as UPS and FedEx.

Isaac Guerrero | Rockford (Ill.) Register Star
July 9, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

PortMiami Plans New Project to Fit Even Larger Ships

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Despite a massive dredge project that was completed in 2015, PortMiami is still not wide enough in some areas to accommodate large vessels, making it difficult for cargo and cruise ships to navigate its channels.

Chabeli Herrera | Miami Herald
July 9, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Shortage of Truck Drivers Hits New York Businesses, Pushes Up Wages

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

A national shortage of truck drivers because of factors such as a competitive job market is making an impact on New York’s Long Island, forcing businesses to adapt, and driving up the pay of workers seeking to drive a big rig.

Tory N. Parrish | Newsday
July 6, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Amazon to Open 60,000 Square Foot Oklahoma Warehouse

Joshua Lott/Bloomberg News

Additional permit applications filed this week show continued work to add an Amazon Delivery Center to the company’s growing Oklahoma City, Okla., presence.

David Dishman | The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Okla)
July 6, 2018